1. Simple Ways To Start Your Day Off On The Right Note

    A rude and abrupt awakening from your phone’s alarm clock may be enough to help you pry your eyes open, but it’s hardly promoting a positive and healthy start to the day. According to a 2014 study about sleepiness among college students, Hershner and Chervin found that “Daytime sleepiness, sle…Read More

  2. In a Halloween Pinch? Here Are Several Last-Minute Costume Ideas

    You promised yourself that you wouldn’t let it happen this year. On October 31st of 2017, rocking what could only be described as the saddest ghost costume of all time (it was a white t-shirt with “boo” written on it with a Sharpie, after all), you made a pledge: “I, student of Kent State Un…Read More

  3. Think Twice Before You Make These Typical Studying Habits

    Trying to get a better understanding of your course material is frustrating and difficult enough on its own. What’s even more frustrating is reading the same paragraph or sentence over and over, spending valuable study time on the same section of content, only to be more confused than you were to …Read More

  4. Quality Brain Food to Help You Study This Semester

    At this point, we’re pretty deep in the academic weeds. It’s well past homecoming season and though we’d like to think that finals are just around the corner, the unfortunate reality is that it’s midterm season and we’re still several weeks out of finishing the semester. If the long nights…Read More

  5. Useful Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Kent Student Apartment Spotless

    Most college students typically fall under two categories: those who don’t care about the growing pile of dirty dishes in the kitchen sink, and those who can’t head off to class in the right state of mind without taking care of it first. The truth of the matter is that most college students have…Read More

  6. Your Pre-Class Checklist: What You Can’t Live Without On Campus

    Living so close to the heart of Kent State University, it’s pretty easy to roll out of bed at the last minute dressed in your Wednesday best (pajamas) and walk straight to your 8am lecture like a zombie. As you’re trying hard not to sleepwalk on the brief walk to class, you question why you regi…Read More

  7. Prepare Ahead of Time to Avoid the Dreaded Mid-Semester Slump

    Somewhere between the excitement (or dread) of school starting and the stress of finals week lies the infamous mid-semester slump. Marked by unexpected midterm exam dates, missing homework assignments, flaky group project partners and far too much takeout consumed, this is the point in the semester …Read More

  8. Longing for a Break Already? Explore These Areas Close to Kent

    Some Kent State University students will go an entire semester without so much as leaving the perimeter of main campus. Everyone has their preferred modality of studying and focusing, and for some, that means immersing themselves in an academic environment. For others, getting some “fresh air” o…Read More

  9. The Most Common College Stressors

    The Most Common College Stressors (And How We Can Help)

    If college was easy, everyone would go through it. Well, that’s not exactly true — if college was free or ridiculously cheap, then yes, most people would receive an education. Sure, the college experience isn’t for everyone, especially hardcore academia that involves an entire career centered …Read More

  10. More Everyday Items That Your Kent Apartment Should Have

    Suddenly, you find yourself in darkness. Sure enough, there’s a sudden power outage and, to make things worse, you discover that your phone is dead. Feeling your way around your apartment in total darkness, you curse yourself for failing to buy candles before the semester started. This is just one…Read More